ASSOMAC, the National Association of Italian Manufacturers of Footwear, Leathergoods, Tannery Machines and Accessories, is the association which gathers – at national level – the companies manufacturing machines and accessories for footwear, leathergoods and tanning companies. It also safeguards their interests by promoting this productive sector all over the world.

Assomac gathers about 150 Italian manufacturers of technology. Member companies are export-oriented and therefore Assomac organizes SIMAC and TANNING TECH, the two main trade fairs worldwide for mechanical technology and auxiliary products for the leather and footwear area.


The primary objective of Assomac is the elaboration of a policy sector, able to enhance and develop the wealth of expertise and professionalism acquired from our country by promoting the enterprises associated with useful services to the growth of a modern corporate culture.
Assomac studies the markets, disseminates information, joins operators offering commercial consulting, promotes initiatives in support of companies represented.

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Information at the heart of automation  [SIMAC 2018]

Information at the heart of automation [SIMAC 2018]

Production chains are gradually shifting towards models of automated systems. A process that will be guided by the processing of information able to “surprise” consumers and steer the production systems.

The technology of the leather supply chain is confirmed to be in excellent health  [SIMAC 2018]

The technology of the leather supply chain is confirmed to be in excellent health [SIMAC 2018]

In the first eleven months of 2017 the sector underwent a growth of 10% in both production and exports

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Mar 26, 2018

A change in management for the Piccola Industria of Confindustria Piemonte: it’s Gabriella Marchioni Bocca’s turn

Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of ASSOMAC, last week also became president of Piccola Industria di Confindustria Piemonte.

Green Label for leather and footwear machines

At Simac Tanning Tech, ASSOMAC presented the system that will indicate the energy-environmental performances of technologies in the sector.

Aug 01, 2017

Assomac opens the first Italian-Vietnamese Technology Center in Vietnam

The Italian-Vietnamese Technology Center that was inaugurated by Assomac is an important step forward in the local promotion of Italian technology

Aug 01, 2017

Simac Tanning Tech will be at Lineapelle from 4th to 6th October 2017

Technology, innovation and eco-sustainability

A historic positive cycle for leather-footwear machinery

More than 38.4% in 5 years for footwear, leather-goods and tanning machinery. Despite the weak growth of world trade, exports for the sector have grown.

Jun 12, 2017

A sector that continues to thrive

Technology for the footwear, leather goods, and tanning manufacturing industry

Simac Tanning Tech closes with great success

At Milan Rho Fair, from 21 to 23 February, the new machinery for the shoe production segment

Feb 09, 2017

APLF 2017, great attention to market trends

The edition that will take place from 29 to 31 March will focus on one of the predominant themes in the leather and accessories world: the Athleisure trend. Furthermore, the trade show is now characterized by a new brand: APLF Leather & Materials+

Italian machinery grows but slows down – Assomac Meeting

The meeting of Assomac reveals the data for 2015, which are positive but on the decrease. A greater cooperation on the industry’s projects has been urged.

May 26, 2016

Assomac data: footwear, leather goods and tanning technology is still growing

Continued growth for the sector thanks to the driving force of exports, which is expected to record its third consecutive yearly increase

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